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Santa Maria River, Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude: 34° North , 112° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~126km
Locality type:River


An occurrence along a dirt road on the south side of the Santa Maria River between US highway 93 and state highway 96.

Mineralization is in a basalt flow.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Rolf Luetcke
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Jerry A. Baird photo of specimen now in Los Angeles Co. museum.
Chabazite-Na
Formula: (Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Description: Occurs in basalt.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 249.
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Description: (According to an old label, courtesy of Vik Vanrusselt, this occurrence has been known since 1962.)
Reference: Stefano Broetto collection
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Jerry A. Baird photo of specimen now in Los Angeles Co. museum.
Offretite
Formula: KCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Description: Occurs in a basalt flow.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 314.
'Phillipsite'
Description: Occurs in basalt.
Reference: Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 249.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
'Analcime'9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
'Augite'9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
'Chabazite-Na'9.GD.10(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
'Natrolite'9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
'Nontronite'9.EC.40Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
'Offretite'9.GD.25KCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Phillipsite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Nontronite71.3.1a.3Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Offretite77.1.2.4KCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Chabazite-Na-(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
'Phillipsite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
OOxygen
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
SiSilicon
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
KPotassium
K Chabazite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca,Sr,Mg)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
K OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca OffretiteKCaMg(Si13Al5)O36 · 15H2O
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O

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Anthony, J.W., et al. (1995) Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 249, 316.


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